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Adjective outlaw has 2 senses
- illegitimate, illicit, outlaw, outlawed, unlawful - contrary to or forbidden by law; "an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures"
Antonym: legal (indirect, via illegal)
- lawless, outlaw - disobedient to or defiant of law; "lawless bands roaming the plains"
Antonym: lawful (indirect, via unlawful)
Noun outlaw has 1 sense
- criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactor - someone who has committed (or been legally convicted of) a crime
--1 is a kind of wrongdoer, offender
--1 has particulars:
| ||accessory, accessary; arsonist, incendiary, firebug; blackmailer, extortioner, extortionist; bootlegger, moonshiner; briber, suborner; conspirator, coconspirator, plotter, machinator; desperado, desperate criminal; fugitive, fugitive from justice; gangster, mobster; highbinder; highjacker, hijacker; hood, hoodlum, goon, punk, thug, tough, toughie, strong-armer; kidnapper, abductor, snatcher; mafioso; moll, gun moll, gangster's moll; murderer, liquidator, manslayer; probationer, parolee; pusher, drug peddler, peddler, drug dealer, drug trafficker; racketeer; raper, rapist; recidivist, repeater, habitual criminal; scofflaw; smuggler, runner, contrabandist, moon curser, moon-curser; thief, stealer; traitor, treasonist; violator, lawbreaker, law offender; Bonney, William H. Bonney, Billie the Kid; James, Jesse James; MacGregor, Robert MacGregor, Rob Roy|
Verb outlaw has 1 sense
- outlaw, criminalize, criminalise, illegalize, illegalise - declare illegal; outlaw; "Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S."
--1 is one way to forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow
Antonyms: legalize, legalise, decriminalize, decriminalise, legitimize, legitimise, legitimate, legitimatize, legitimatise
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